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Crime Statistics in Cumberland shows most numbers on the decline

August 19th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The news has generally been less than encouraging when it comes to crime rates in municipalities across Maryland- however a snap shot of the past month in Cumberland shows most numbers on the decline. During a review of the monthly report from the City Police Department, the statistics show a decline in July. Police Chief Chuck Ternent, during this week’s City Council meeting, said part of that can be attributed to a new system used in reporting crime statistics- but overall there has been a reduction in calls…